Linguistic Universals and Language Variation (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TILSM] 231)
By: Peter Siemund (editor)Mixed Media
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The volume explores the relationship between linguistic universals and language variation. The contributions identify the recurrent patterns and principles behind the complex spectrum of observable variation. As a whole, the volume bridges the gap between cross-linguistic variation, regional variation, diachronic variation, contact-induced variation as well as socially conditioned variation. Fundamental methodological and theoretical issues of variation research are addressed.
Peter Siemund, University of Hamburg, Germany.
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